Chief Medical Officer

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Chief Medical Officer

Chief Medical Officer

RADFORD, Georgina Margaret (born 1955), Deputy Chief Medical Officer, since 2015

PISANI, Salvator Aloysius (1828 - 1908), Chief Government Medical Officer (retired)

CASTALDI, Peter (born 1942), Chief Medical Officer, Scottish Equitable, 2004–10 (Company Medical Officer, 1997–2004)

SMART, Robert Arthur (1914 - 1986), Chief Medical Officer, Esso Petroleum Co., 1975–79, Senior Medical Officer, 1972–75

CAMPBELL, Henrietta (born 1948), Chief Medical Officer for Northern Ireland, 1995–2006

SMITH, John (1913 - 2010), Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Scottish Home and Health Department, 1963–75

SMALL, Ramsay George (1930 - 2003), Chief Administrative Medical Officer, Tayside Health Board, 1986–89

THOMSON, William Oliver (born 1925), Chief Administrative Medical Officer, Lanarkshire Health Board, 1973–88

DRYBURGH, Edward Gelderd (1909 - 1965), Chief Medical Officer, Ministry of Pensions and National Insurance, since 1963

WALKER, David Ralph (born 1962), Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England, since 2013

KEEL, Aileen Margaret (born 1952), Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Scottish Government (formerly Scottish Executive), since 1999

JEWELL, John Anthony (born 1950), Chief Medical Officer for Wales, 2006–12

ZOLLINGER-READ, Paul John (born 1962), Chief Medical Officer, BUPA, since 2012

LAURANCE, Anthony John (born 1950), Chief Executive Officer, Medical Aid for Palestinians, since 2013

PRYNNE, Harold Vernon (died 1954), late Chief Medical Officer, General Post Office, London

TAPOLCZAY, David Joszef - Chief Executive Officer, Medical Research Council Technology, since 2008

KINLOCH, J. Parlane (died 1932), Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health for Scotland


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(CMO) the government’s most senior medical adviser, who is responsible to the Secretary of State for Health for all of the Department of Health’s medical matters. There are separate CMOs for England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

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